Sociology BA (Hons)

Edge Hill University

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( 4.4) 2247 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L300
Sociology focuses on questions about how we engage in society. It examines how we make sense of, understand, and evaluate the social structures, organisations, processes, cultures and groups we live our lives within. It is a discipline that recognises we are social animals, and that our wellbeing is tied to the welfare of others and society as a whole. This degree encourages you to develop the skills to become a critical independent thinker, exploring and enquiring about social issues and... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
7th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
58th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
71st

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
40%
Psychology
30%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%
English Language
15%
English Literature
15%

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 110 reviews

5 star 61%
4 star 24%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,247 reviews

5 star 57%
4 star 31%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Edge Hill University
CompUniGuide ranking
58th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Edge Hill University is close to the Lancashire town of Ormskirk, near to Liverpool and Manchester. The institution has been providing higher education since 1885, with a mission to create opportunity from knowledge. Most full-time students are based on the attractive, award-winning 160-acre campus in Ormskirk. Since its inception as the first non-denominational teacher-training college for women, the University has grown and diversified. Students now join a vibrant community of almost 10,000 full-time undergraduate students, another 3,000 part-time undergraduate students and a further 5,000 full and part-time postgraduate students. Edge Hill achieved Gold, the highest rating in the national Teaching Excellence Framework, in 2017 for ‘consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

Where you'll study

Edge Hill University

St Helens Road
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ormskirk  0.4 miles away

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